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All That Glitters
Arlington Square
Autumn Stretched Star
Big Dipper
Buffalo Ridge
Dutchman's Puzzle
Flying Home from Bali Bali
Four Patch Plaid
Jewel Box
Labor Day Madness & Pinwheel Quilt
Millennium Star
Morning Star
Mt. Hood
Northern Lights
Ozark Maple Leaf
Paducah Nine Patch
Shaded Four Patch
Sunny Lanes
Tillie's Treasure

All That Glitters

Trade Total Squares: 256

Dark 128 Squares 2/3 yd. of 4 different dark fabrics
Light 128 Squares 2/3 yd. of 4 different light fabrics

Each 2/3 yd. cut of fabric will yield 32 – 5" squares

Trade in pairs of 5" squares.

This trade will yield almost enough squares for a lap size quilt.

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Arlington Square

Trade Total: Squares: 192

Darks 96 squares 3/8 yd. of 6 different darks
Lights 96 squares 3/8 yd. of 6 different lights
Tone on Tone 10 half strips (5" x 21")

7/8 yd. of a medium or dark tone on tone

Each 3/8 yd. cut of fabric will yield 16 - 5" squares.
This 7/8 yd. cut of fabric will yield 10 Half Strips 5" x 21"
After trading the Half Strips can be cut into 5" squares

The dark and light 5" squares may be traded as singles or in pairs. The tone on tone must be traded as a half strip.

This trade will yield almost enough squares for a lap size quilt.

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Autumn Stretched Star

Fall Colors 120 squares 1/2 yd. of 5 different fabrics

Each 1/2 yd. cut of fabric will yield 24 squares.

Trade in pairs or single 5" squares.

This trade will yield almost enough squares for a lap size quilt.
Background fabric is not included in this trade.

Other fabric suggestions: What about an I Spy Quilt!

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Big Dipper

Trade Total Squares: 192

Darks 96 squares 1/2 yd. of 4 different dark fabrics
Lights 96 squares 1/2 yd. of 4 different light fabrics

Each 1/2 yd. cut of fabric will yield 24 – 5" squares.

Trade in pairs of 5" squares.

This trade will yield enough squares for a lap size quilt.
Background fabric is not included in this trade.

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Buffalo Ridge

Trade Total Squares: 128

Plaids 64 squares 3/8 yd. of 4 different plaids
Prints 64 squares 3/8 yd. of 4 different prints
Tone on Tone Prints 9 strips, 2 1/2" x 42" 3/4 yd of a medium to dark tone on tone

Each 3/8 yd. cut of fabric will yield 16 – 5" squares.
Cut the 3/4 yd. tone on tone into 9 strips 2 1/2" x 42".

The squares may be traded as singles or in pairs.

This trade will yield enough squares for a lap size quilt.
Background fabric is not included in this trade.

For the quilt as shown in the book Nickel Quilts Pat used a variety of prints and plaids, all with a Lodge Look to them, greens, blues, brown, reds etc., all with a medium to dark value.

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Dutchman's Puzzle

80 squares 3/8 yd. of 5 different fabrics
48 sashing pieces 1/3 yd. of 4 different fabrics

Each 3/8 yd. cut of fabric will yield 16 – 5" squares.
Each 1/3 yd. cut of fabric for sashing will yield 12 pieces 2 1/2" x 8 1/2".

Trade in singles or pairs of 5" squares.

This trade will yield enough 5" squares and sashing pieces for a lap size quilt. Background fabric is not included in this trade.

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Flying Home From Bali Bali

Trade Total Squares: 192

Batiks 96 squares 1/2 yd. of 4 different Batiks
Lights 96 squares 1/2 yd. of 4 different Lights

Each 1/2 yd. cut of fabric will yield 24 squares

Trade in pairs or single 5" squares

This trade will yield almost enough squares for a lap size quilt.

Other fabric suggestions: Lodge, Christmas, Civil War Reproductions, Brights!

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Four Patch Plaid

Trade Total Squares: 280

Prints 80 squares 3/8 yd. of 5 different prints
Plaids 80 squares 3/8 yd. of 5 different plaids
Backgrounds 120 squares 1/2 yd. of 5 different backgrounds–creams, tans, etc.

Each 3/8 yd. cut of fabric will yield 16 - 5" squares.
Each 1/2 yd. cut of fabric will yield 24 - 5" squares.

The squares may be traded as singles or in pairs.

This trade will yield enough squares for a lap size quilt.

For the quilt as shown in the book Nickel Quilts, Pat used a variety of prints and plaids, all with a Lodge Look to them, greens, blues, brown, reds etc. all with a medium to dark value. This quilt would also look great using '30s reproduction fabrics with a white background, Christmas prints with a white or cream background, or completely scrappy.

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Jewel Box

Trade Total Squares: 96

Red 48 squares 1/2 yd. of 2 different reds
Green, Blue or Black 48 squares 1/2 yd. of 2 different fabrics

Each 1/2 yd. cut of fabric will yield 24 – 5" squares.

Trade in pairs of 5" squares.

This trade will yield enough squares for a lap size quilt.
Background fabric is not included in this trade.

Other fabric suggestions: Batiks, 30's, Lodge, Brights or completely scrappy!

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Labor Day Madness & Pinwheel Quilt

Darks 36 Half Strips* (5" x 21") 1 yd. of 3 different dark fabrics
Lights 16 Full Strips* (5" x 42") 1 1/4 yd. of 2 different light fabrics

* Since the Labor Day Madness and Pinwheel blocks require more than just a pair of squares we trade in Half Strips for the dark fabric and Full Strips for the light fabric. After the trade is done the strips can be cut into 5" squares.

Each 1 yd. cut of fabric will yield 12 pieces 5" x 21"
Each 1 1/4 yd. cut of fabric will yield 8 strips 5" x 42"

This trade will yield enough 5" squares for a lap size Labor Day Madness quilt and a 16 block Pinwheel quilt. .

Other fabric suggestions: 30's Reproductions, Christmas, Civil War Reproductions, Brights!

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Millennium Star

64 squares 2/3 yd. of 2 different fabrics

Each 2/3 yd. cut of fabric will yield 32 – 5" squares.

Trade in pairs of 5" squares.

This trade will yield enough squares for a lap size quilt.
Background fabric is not included in this trade.

No millennium fabric? Try substituting a gorgeous Christmas print and a variety of Christmas prints for the star points.

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Morning Star

All types of prints 168 squares 1/2 yd. of 7 different fabrics

Each 1/2 yd. cut of fabric will yield 24 squares

Trade in pairs or single 5" squares

This trade will yield enough squares for a lap size quilt.
Background fabric is not included in this trade.

Other fabric suggestions: Lodge, Batiks, Civil War Reproductions, Brights!

This would also make a great I Spy Quilt and we have seen this done in '30s reproduction fabrics, very pretty.

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Mt. Hood

Trade Total Squares: 192

Darks 96 squares 3/8 yd. of 6 different dark fabrics
Lights 96 squares 3/8 yd of 6 different light fabrics

Each 3/8 yd. cut of fabric will yield 16 – 5" squares.

Trade in pairs or single 5" squares.

This trade will yield enough squares for a lap size quilt.

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Northern Lights

96 squares 1/2 yd. of 4 different fabrics

Each 1/2 yd. cut of fabric will yield 24 – 5" squares

Trade in pairs of 5" squares

This trade will yield enough squares for a lap size quilt.
Background fabric is not included in this trade.

Fabric suggestions: Christmas prints, Batiks, or any fabric that you would like to showcase, this is not a good block for an ugly fabric trade!

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Ozark Maple Leaf

Trade Total Half Strips*: 64

Batiks 32 Half Strips (5" x 21") 1 1/4 yd. of 2 different batiks
Lights 32 Half Strips (5" x 21") 1 1/4 yd. of 2 different lights

*Since each block requires 3 5" squares of the same batik, we trade 5" x 21" strips of fabric. Once the trade is completed the strips can be cut down into 5" squares.

Each 1 1/4 yd. piece of fabric will yield 16 pieces 5" x 21"

Other fabric suggestions: Fall colors, Orientals or Civil War Reproduction

 

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Paducah Nine Patch

Trade Total Squares: 360

Darks 120 squares 1/2 yd. of 5 different dark fabrics
Mediums 120 squares 1/2 yd. of 5 different medium fabrics
Lights 120 squares 1/2 yd. of 5 different light fabrics

Each 1/2 yd. cut of fabric will yield 24 – 5" squares.

Trade in pairs of 5" squares.

This trade will yield enough fabric for a lap size quilt.

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Shaded Four Patch

Christmas Fabrics 192 squares 1/2 yd. of 8 different fabrics

Each 1/2 yd. cut of fabric will yield 24 squares

Trade in pairs or single 5" squares

This trade will yield enough squares for a lap size quilt.
Background fabric is not included in this trade.

Other fabric suggestions: Lodge, Batiks, Civil War Reproductions, Brights!

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Sunny Lanes

160 squares 3/8 yd. of 10 different fabrics

Each 3/8 yd. cut of fabric will yield 16 squares.

Trade in singles or pairs.

This trade will yield enough squares for a twin size quilt.
Background fabric is not included in this trade.

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Tillie's Treasure

Trade Total Squares: 240

Darks 120 1/2 yd. of 5 different dark fabrics
Lights 120 1/2 yd. of 5 different light fabrics*

*For your light fabrics be sure to have some light pinks, blues, greens, etc.

Each 1/2 yd. cut of fabric will yield 24 – 5" squares.

Trade in pairs of 5" squares.

This trade will yield enough squares for a lap size quilt.

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